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Latest update : 2013-09-11

Ruto trial opens at The Hague

There are mixed feelings in Kenya as the trial of Vice President William Ruto opens in The Hague before the ICC. Also, half a dozen soldiers are jailed over a barracks blast at Mpila, Brazzaville. Hundreds were killed in the explosion last year. And ending on a high note, we head to an Ethiopian classroom where keeping a straight face is no laughing matter.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2017-06-27 DR Congo

Over 8,000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in 48 hours

In tonight's edition: over 8,000 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Libya since the start of the week; unrest continues in Morocco's northern Rif region; and political...

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2017-06-26 DR Congo

DR Congo authorities find ten more mass graves in Kasai

In tonight's edition: ten more sites of mass graves are found in DR Congo's Kasaï region; 46 years on, anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's case is finally reopened; and in...

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2017-06-23 Uganda

Donors pledge millions at Uganda refugee summit

In tonight's edition, we take a look at a UN resolution for an investigation into atrocities committed in DR Congo's Kasai region. Also, at the Uganda refugee summit, donors...

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2017-06-22 Nigeria

Top South African court okays secret ballots in Zuma no-confidence vote

In tonight's edition: South Africa's highest court rules that the parliamentary speaker can allow a secret ballot for another no-confidence vote in Zuma; Nigerian refugees in...

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2017-06-20 DR Congo

UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds in DR Congo's Kasai region

In tonight's edition: The UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds of people in the Kasai region of DR Congo; frustration mounts in Nigeria over the state of the...

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